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Confocal microscopes allow scientists visualize the inner workings of cells and tissues with spectacular clarity. UD new microscope in biomedical research at the University of discoveries the for the development of cardiovascular disease, cataracts, osteoporosis, arthritis and cancer, as well as the development of biomaterials for wear repair or replacement of damaged tissue.


The instrument, a Zeiss LSM780 laser scanning confocal microscope was purchased through a $ 496,000 competitive grant from the National Institutes of Health and an additional $ 65,000 from the Department of Biological Sciences at UD UD.

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